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Ch 25: Neurological Disorders, Symptoms & Conditions

About This Chapter

Watch online health video lessons and learn about the different types of neurological disorders, including those that affect the central and peripheral nervous systems. Use the quizzes that follow each lesson to test your knowledge of the concepts.

Neurological Disorders, Symptoms and Conditions - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

This chapter is designed to provide you with an overview of neurological disorders or diseases that can originate in or affect the brain, nerves or spine. Through easy-to-understand visuals, you'll learn to recognize some of the more common symptoms, such as numbness and tingling sensations, difficulty swallowing or muscle weakness. The underlying causes of neurological disorders will also be discussed, along with an explanation of disease categories. When you've finished watching and listening to the presentations and testing your own knowledge of this complex subject, you should be able to:

  • Recognize abnormal neurological symptoms
  • Categorize a neurological disorder
  • Identify some common neurological disorders

VideoObjective
What are Neurological Disorders? - Definitions and CausesDefine and describe neurological disorders and their causes.
Common Symptoms of Neurological ConditionsIdentify and describe some common symptoms of neurological conditions, including those related to memory, movement and speech. Address the inability to perform involuntary tasks, such as blinking or swinging the arms.
Categorization of Neurological Disorders: Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems DisordersExplain how neurological conditions are categorized according to central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS) disorders.
Common Neurological Disorders: List and DescriptionsIdentify and describe frequently observed neurological disorders.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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